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Evelyn Della Murray was born March 5, 1952, to Lester and Evelyn Alter at St. Luke's Hospital in Boise, Idaho. She passed away August 26, 2016, at St. Alphonsus Hospital, Boise with her beloved husband Jim by her side. Evelyn had struggled with numerous health issues since September of 2005. While watering her flowers, which she loved so dearly, she fell and succumbed to her injuries.
Evelyn met her husband, James "Jim" Murray in November of 1992 and they were married February 14, 1993, in Reno, Nevada. The two made their home in Meridian, Idaho with their two loved Papillons, Ginger and Missy. Evelyn loved the Holidays and during Christmas, had the most decorated house in the neighborhood. She loved traveling with her husband in the motorhome and seeing new places. She especially loved the Badlands in South Dakota and the Oregon Coast. Evelyn was employed with Kenworth in Boise, Digital Equipment, Compaq and Hewlett Packard in Logistics.
Evelyn was preceded in death by her mother, Evelyn Alter, in 2013, and her younger brother John in 2014. She is survived by her husband, James Murray, her father Lester Alter, her brother Lester Alter and his wife Denise, Daughter Holly Heavener and her husband Dave, and her son, Scott McPherson. Also surviving her are her Grandchildren, Ryan Heavener, Brila McPherson, Madison Riley and Tyanna Newman.
A celebration of Evelyn's life will be held September 6, 2016, at Cloverdale Chapel. A viewing will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. prior to the service. Evelyn will be laid to rest in Idaho State Veterans Cemetery immediately following the service.